Marine Electrician

Port of Portland
November 17, 2022
7200 NE Airport Way, Portland, Oregon
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Summary of Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work hours are generally Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Perform maintenance of electrical motor and control systems on Port container cranes.
  • Conduct maintenance of electrical distribution systems ranging in voltages from 120V branch circuits to 12.5KV substation power.
  • Trouble-shoot electrical and electronic controls, including relay logic, and PLC programming.
  • Install and start-up new equipment, associated feeders, branch circuits and controls.
  • Repair or replace any and all electrical power and lighting systems at Marine facilities, as needed.
  • Troubleshoot and repair large DC motors and controls.
  • Familiar with security systems, including entry and camera systems.

Job Responsibilities:

If you are a Journeyman Electrician licensed in Arkansas, Idaho, Maine, Montana, Utah or Wyoming please let us know when you submit your application. The State of Oregon will grant reciprocity from these six states and you may qualify for a reciprocal license. If selected for this position, the Port of Portland will cover the cost of your reciprocal license application fee.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Oregon State General Journeyman license at time of hire is required.
  • Experience and/or course work in technical electronics is preferred.
  • Knowledge of PLC based control systems is preferred; specifically ABB/General Electric is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the following: Variable frequency drives Closed-circuit television systems and camera controls Engine powered generators -Able to lift and carry heavy equipment and materials -Comfortable working at heights in excess of 30 feet -Able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions as needed -Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Driver's license (required) -The successful candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) card.

Compensation: $96,782.40 Annually

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